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If my heart didn't break then

Document | Accession Number: 1994.A.0145 | RG Number: RG-02.146

Jean Beller's memoir describes Jean's childhood and adolescence in Poland; her experiences as a student of elementary education in Tel Aviv, Palestine; her return to Poland before the outbreak of World War II; conditions inside the ghetto in Łódź, Poland; her experiences with Chaim Rumkowski; her work as a kindergarten teacher and as the head of an orphanage in the ghetto; her attempts to hide when the ghetto was evacuated; the death of her parents and a brother; her deportation to Auschwitz and other concentration camps; and her life in the United States after the war.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, gift of Bernard, Roseanne and Sheila Beller
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:06:54
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